JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES MEETINGS: Advisory Committees on the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence; Hearings on Proposed Amendments to the Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Evidence Rules
The Judicial Conference's Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and
Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules: Appellate Rules 35, 40; Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 2004, 8012; Civil Rule 30; Evidence Rule 404.
The text of the proposed rules and the accompanying committee notes are
posted on the Judiciary's website.
All written comments and suggestions with respect to the proposed
amendments may be submitted on or after the opening of the period for
public comment on August 15, 2018, but no later than February 15, 2019.
Written comments must be submitted electronically, following the
instructions provided on the website. All comments submitted will be posted
on the website and available to the public.
Public hearings are scheduled on the proposed amendments as follows:
o Appellate Rules in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2018, and in Phoenix,
Arizona, on January 4, 2019;
o Bankruptcy Rules in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2019, and in Kansas
City, Missouri, on January 26, 2019;
o Civil Rules in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 4, 2019, and in Washington, DC,
on February 8, 2019; and
o Evidence Rules in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 4, 2019, and in Washington, DC, on January 18, 2019.
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